Widecombe History Group Forthcoming Meetings & Walks (Up to May 2019)


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All meetings take place in the Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor at 7.30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Walks start from the location specified in the relevant entry below.

You can also download the meeting and walks programme for May 2018 to May 2019.

Minutes from the meetings and a transcript of the talk will usually appear on the minutes pages within one month of the meeting taking place.

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Meetings

Date Speaker & Topic Location
March 7 2018 7.30pm Paul Rendell - The Making of the Film 'War Horse' History Group: Church House Widecombe
April 4 2018 7.30pm Martin Watts - Watermills in the Devon Landscape History Group: Church House Widecombe
May 2 2018 7.30pm AGM and talk by Brian Portch - 'Brunel’s Royal Albert Bridge' History Group: Church House Widecombe
June 6 2018 7.30pm Felicity Goodall - The Joy of Archives History Group: Church House Widecombe
July 4 2018 7.30pm Thomas Cadbury, Assistant Curator, RAMM - The Seaton Down hoard History Group: Church House Widecombe
August 1 2018 7.30pm Tom Greeves - Combeshead Farm, Holne - 700 years of farmers and tinners History Group: Church House Widecombe
September 5 2018 7.30pm Simon Dell - Dartmoor Prison’s Conchies History Group: Church House Widecombe
October 3 2018 7.30pm Kirsty Peake - Wild Wolf to Pet Dog History Group: Church House Widecombe
November 7 2018 7.30pm William Hand - Haytor meteorological Station History Group: Church House Widecombe
December 5 2018 7.30pm Richard Sandover – Recreating the Domesday parishes of Eastern Dartmoor, with special reference to Widecombe History Group: Church House Widecombe
January 9 2019 7.30pm New Year's Party History Group: Church House Widecombe
February 6 2019 7.30pm Tom Stratton - The History of the Duchy and its Dartmoor Estate History Group: Church House Widecombe
March 6 2019 7.30pm John Lowe - "My Friend Fred" History Group: Church House Widecombe
April 3 2019 7.30pm Mrs Bridie Oakes-Richards, Governor, HM Prison, Dartmoor History Group: Church House Widecombe
May 1 2019 7.30pm Annual General Meeting and Peter Rennells - WW1 Slide Show History Group: Church House Widecombe

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Walks & Outings

Date Topic Meet
May 23rd 2018 9.00am By coach to Oakham Treasures at Portbury, Bristol Details from the History Group
June 14th 2018 6.30pm Self-drive visit to Hunt’s Cider, Stoke Gabriel Details from the History Group
July 25th 2018 2.00pm Nature walk with the Revd Geoffrey Fenton Details from the History Group
Late summer/autumn 2018 Wendy Major and Brian Lewis - guided walk around Ashburton Details from the History Group

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